By Andrew Kramer

By Andrew Kramer

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in Philadelphia’s Cedarbrook neighborhood Sunday afternoon, what appears to be moments after speaking with a local political candidate.

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Police say the 21-year-old victim was shot twice in the head around 3:30 p.m. near Fayette Street and Vernon Road.

Paramedics pronounced him dead on the scene.

A member of Pennsylvania Representative candidate Chris Rabb’s campaign says the politician had just spoken with the victim when the shooting took place.

A member of his staff was said to be talking to the victim when the shooting happened.

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Nobody involved in the campaign was injured.

The gunman, last seen running up Fayette Street, is still on the loose. Police describe him as a 6’0 tall black man wearing a light grey hoodie.

Authorities say the shooting may be gang related and linked to another shooting on Temple Road, which is just a short distance away.

Police say it may be retaliation for the shooting on Vernon Road.

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